GLX costs and gridlock

August 26, 2015

Writing in Commonwealth, Jim Aloisi considers the bad news about Green Line Extension costs, presented at the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board meeting on August 24. Under the Construction Manager/General Contractor Procurement Method, costs have increased substantially from earlier estimates.

To support a thriving economy, the commonwealth must add transit capacity to avoid congestion, gridlock and pollution. But transportation project procurement and oversight must be responsible, cost-effective and well managed.

Read the entire article here

Read the presentation to the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board here


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